Synonyms

1. chinchona

noun. any of several trees of the genus Cinchona.

Synonyms

  • cinchona
  • Cinchona cordifolia
  • Peruvian bark
  • Cinchona calisaya
  • cinchona tree
  • Cartagena bark
  • Cinchona pubescens
  • Cinchona lancifolia
  • Cinchona officinalis
  • tree
  • cinchona bark
  • Cinchona ledgeriana
  • calisaya
  • genus Cinchona
  • Jesuit's bark

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Example sentences of the word chinchona


1. Noun, singular or mass
Quinine is an alkaloid refined from the chinchona tree, a shrub native to Peru and Bolivia.

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